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Old Time Radio Researchers GroupMelody Ranch - Single Episodes

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"Hard-riding, sweet-singing, cowboy picture star Gene Autry" was heard each Sunday evening on radios across America via CBS, the Columbia Broadcasting System. Gene's Melody Ranch radio show aired for an unprecedented 16 years (between 1940 and 1956), featuring songs, comedy and action filled drama. Throughout the run, the show's sponsor was cool, refreshing Doublemint Gum.

OTRR Certification Information:

Series Name: Melody Ranch
Certification Status: OTRR Certified Accurate
Certification Date: September 14, 2011
Certification Version: Version 1
Number of CDs: 2

From the Old Time Radio Researchers Group. See "Note" Section below for more information on the OTRR.

This audio is part of the collection: Old Time Radio
It also belongs to collection: Radio Programs

Artist/Composer: Old Time Radio Researchers Group
Keywords: OTRR; Old Time Radio Researchers Group; Old Time Radio; OTRR Single Episodes; Melody Ranch; Gene Autry; Autry; Gene; 1930s; 1940s; 1950s; 1937; 1940; 1947; 1948; 1949; 1950; 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1956; OTRR - 2011-10

Creative Commons license: Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0



This is a production of the Old Time Radio Researchers Group located at Old Time Radio Researchers Website ( and the Yahoo! Group Old Time Radio Researchers.

It contains the most complete and accurate version of this series in the best sound possible at the time of creation. An updated version will be issued if more episodes or better sounding ones become available.

This is the Single Episodes Page. The Certified Set includes extras not found here. It is located at OTRR Certified Set. This Single Episodes page is provided in case you want to sample the shows. Note that in many cases, file names have been modified from the original OTRR names to conform to naming requirements.

If you are interested in preserving Old Time Radio (OTR), you may wish to join the Old Time Radio Researchers Group at Yahoo.

Relax, listen, and enjoy!

OTRR Definitions:

OTRR Certified Accurate -- A series that is Certified Accurate indicates that all the episodes are properly identified and labeled but that the series does not contain all known extant episodes.

OTRR Certified Complete -- A series that is Certified Complete is the highest level of certification available under the OTRR Certified Standards. This certification level implies that all the files in the series are Certified Accurate but also indicates that the series is as complete as possible – it includes all extant episodes.

OTRR Non-Certified -- A collection of shows that has not gone through the OTRR Certification process.

Individual Files

Whole Item FormatSize
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[generated VBR MP3 ZIP] VBR MP3 ZIP Stream 
Audio Files VBR MP3
Radio Broadcast 1.1 MB 
Gene Gets Discovered (promo for Doublemint gum dealers 3.7 MB 
Gene_Autry_47-06-29_The_Devil's_Saint_First_Song_-_I_Hate_To_Say_Goodbye_To_The_Prairie 13.3 MB 
Christmas Show (First Song - Here Comes Santa Claus) 12.9 MB 
Uncle Billy Harlow (First Song - Make The San Fernando Valley My Home) 6.6 MB 
Gene_Autry_49-08-20_The_Story_of_Gene's_Guitar 7.1 MB 
Doc Reardon Is Tried for Murder 6.4 MB 
Tracking Counterfeiters 7.1 MB 
The Caleb Hooten Story (First Song - Ragtime Cowboy Joe) 12.6 MB 
Heart As Big As Texas 13.4 MB 
Cody Bennett Dams up Lake (First Song - Gimme That Old Time Religion) 7.0 MB 
Buck and Kate 8.6 MB 
12th Anniversary Show (First Song - South) 13.4 MB 
John Loves Martha (First Song - The Bells Are Ringing) 5.3 MB 
Gene_Autry_53-09-06_Double_Poison_First_Song_-_She's_My_Sunflower 11.8 MB 
Church in Willow Valley (First Song - Tweedle-O-Twill) 6.6 MB 
Election for Sheriff 6.8 MB 
Cowhand Johnny Bond (First Song - Sioux City Sue) 12.7 MB 
Gene_Autry_56-01-29_Champion_Saves_Gene's_Life_aka_Ringo_Mine 5.5 MB 
Last Show 5.5 MB 
Gene_Autry_56-xx-xx_Pat_Buttram,_Private_Eye 5.3 MB 
A Man Called Mother Miller 7.8 MB 
Gene_Autry_xx-xx-xx_Aunt_Martha_When_You're_Smiling 8.6 MB 
Bank Robbers Disappear 5.5 MB 
Cattle Herds Get Mixed up 10.7 MB 
Cattle drive to Carsonville 6.6 MB 
Clem Olson (Lonesomest Cowboy) 8.1 MB 
Convict Looking for a Job 5.1 MB 
Dan Furgeson Gang (First Song - El Rancho Grande) 5.6 MB 
Fake Train Robbery 10.6 MB 
Fishing Trip (First Song - El Rancho Grande) 8.3 MB 
Fred Collier Is Robbed 13.9 MB 
Gene_Autry_xx-xx-xx_Fred_Wallace_&_the_Black_Arrow_Gang_First_Song_-_All_Dressed_Up_To_Smile 13.4 MB 
Gene Goes After El Gancho 8.5 MB 
Gene Helps Mark Meet His Mortgage 8.1 MB 
Gene Helps Sheriff Dobbs (First Song - Down Yonder) 10.5 MB 
Gene Hires Bill Collins 8.4 MB 
Gene Is Accused of Murdering Chet Simmons 13.8 MB 
Gene_Autry_xx-xx-xx_Gene_Joins_Land_Swindler_Cody_Bennett_First_Song_-_Honey_I'm_In_Love_With_Yo 10.6 MB 
Gene_Autry_xx-xx-xx_Gene's_Friend_Carol_Is_Kidnapped 8.0 MB 
High Water Prices 11.0 MB 
Hoof & Mouth Disease Epidemic (First Song - Sioux City Sue) 8.4 MB 
How Gene Got Champion 13.4 MB 
Gene_Autry_xx-xx-xx_Hunt_for_Jim_Snyder's_Killer 5.5 MB 
Indians Accused of Crimes 7.9 MB 
Infected Cattle (First Song - Four Leaf Clover) 10.8 MB 
Gene_Autry_xx-xx-xx_Jack_Hardy's_Gang 13.6 MB 
Maisie Clark Runs a Roulette Wheel 8.8 MB 
Mama Maria Needs Help 8.3 MB 
Marshal Bart Jackson 5.6 MB 
Mike Carter (First Song - Out On The Texas Plain) 8.3 MB 
Mike Connors (1st Song - Dear Hearts (different one)) 10.9 MB 
Murdering Art Richards 8.3 MB 
Mystery of the Concertina 8.0 MB 
New Owner of the Square D (First Song - Rose Of San Antone) 8.6 MB 
Newly Elected Sheriff Smuggles Aliens 13.4 MB 
No Water (First Song - Dixie Cannonball) 10.9 MB 
Old Time Cow Puncher (First Song - Dear Hearts) 10.8 MB 
Overthrowing a Tyrant 8.1 MB 
Pat Is Kidnapped - (First Song - Cowboy Joe) 13.5 MB 
Pat Loses Champion (First Song - Till) 8.6 MB 
Pat and the Cattle Rustlers 5.3 MB 
Plane Crashes in Snow (Memories) 10.7 MB 
Poisoned Cattle (First Song - Idaho) 10.3 MB 
Gene_Autry_xx-xx-xx_Red_Madder's_Story__First_Song_-_Be_Honest_With_Me 8.7 MB 
Robbed And Shot (Old Fashioned Hoedown) 8.8 MB 
Robber Crashes Plane 10.9 MB 
Runaway Little Joe 8.2 MB 
Sally Fulton (Bloom Is On The Sage) 11.4 MB 
Sixty Thousand Dollar Riddle (First Song - Gold Can Buy) 8.3 MB 
Smuggling of New Medicine (K-13) 13.7 MB 
Smuggling of X-25 Medicine 5.6 MB 
Steve Williams Asks for a Loan 8.1 MB 
Gene_Autry_xx-xx-xx_The_Vanishing_First_Song_-__Honey,_I'm_in_Love_With_You 5.5 MB 
Gene_Autry_xx-xx-xx_Trouble_at_Hermit's_Crossing 8.0 MB 
Image Files JPEG Thumb
OTRR_Certified_Melody_Ranch_thumb.jpg 9.6 KB 
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OTRR_Melody_Ranch_Singles_files.xml Metadata [file] 
OTRR_Melody_Ranch_Singles_meta.xml Metadata 4.2 KB 
Other Files Archive BitTorrent Derivation Rules
OTRR_Melody_Ranch_Singles_archive.torrent 43.7 KB 
OTRR_Melody_Ranch_Singles_rules.conf 7.0 B 

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